Bunnahabhain Feis Ile 2011 14 Year Old
Bunnahabhain's first ever 'Cognac' Finish Single Malt Whisky.
A Limited Edition 14 Year Old Bunnahabhain Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Or perhaps that should be 'bienvenue' - for this latest twist in the Bunnahabhain journey of discovery represents a rendezvous of a particularly Gallic nature.
For the first time we've finished the famous gentle taste in Cognac Casks. This special spirit has spent three years at the end of it's maturation period in Cognac Cask Number One, liasing with the residual charms of its distant French cousin to create a dram of distinctive character, bottled at natural strength and colour with no filtration.
This Limited Edition Bunnahabhain has been created to celebrate the distillery's 130th Anniversary, each and every one has been signed with pride by the Master Distiller and by one of the distillery craftsmen who have played key roles in this cross-border endeavour. We like to think of it as the gentle taste without frontiers. Vive La Difference!
One of only 472 Bottles.
Bottled/Filled to Bottle - 4th May 2011.
Official Bunnahabhain Whisky Tasting Notes
Appearance - Copper gold.
Nose - Rich, waxy, floral, fruity with hints of strawberry and pineapple, gingerbread, orange peel, spicy sweet oak.
Palate - Rich and creamy, old fashioned marmalade, well balanced with exotic flavous of liquorice, eucalyptus, ginger, cinnamon, vanilla and milk chocolate.
Finish - Rich and nutty, spicy with a touch of sea salt, lightly drying but smooth.
From Bunnahabhain Whisky Distillery, Islay.